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Volunteer Coordinator - Part Time

Department: Grace Hospice
Location: Toledo, OH
Company: Grace Hospice

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Grace– Volunteer Coordinator 

At Grace Hospice, our mission is for each employee to treat every patient as their own treasured loved one, providing care that affords a quality of life that outweighs quantity of days, and supports caregivers as their hearts find healing.  

Our program ensures that our patients will spend the final days of their journey in comfort and with dignity. If you are caring, compassionate and have a true desire to help others, becoming a member of the Grace Hospice team may be the perfect opportunity for you.

Some of the benefits and advantages of working with Grace Hospice Include:
    

  •  Grace Hospice is CHAP accredited and we are Members of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.  
  •  We invest in our employees’ career development and growth.   
    • Comprehensive orientation programs for new hires  
    • Leadership Academy meetings held off-site regularly for continuous development of our site leadership team members (Office Manager, CS, DCS, and Administrator).  
    • We offer FREE Unlimited CEU’s for our Nurses and Social workers; additional education courses are available to all disciplines!  
  •  Grace offers advancement opportunities.  
    • Grace Hospice has 27 locations across the U.S. and we are growing.  This growth creates additional advancement opportunities for strong performers.  
    • We provide an innovative healthcare environment offering a clinical ladder.   
  •  Grace is founded firmly on five pillars of excellence: People, Service, Quality, Finance, and Growth.  
  •  Our environment offers collaboration and provides tools and programs to enhance our team’s ability to provide excellent care.   
    • Our point-of-care system is state of the art:  HomeCare HomeBase.   
    • Employees have access to referring physicians and other professional resources on a daily basis.   
    • Inter-disciplinary Team conferences are held regularly to discuss and optimize patient care.   
    • Our ‘Meaningful Memories’ program is in development to provide exceptional patient experiences. 


Job Description

The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the recruitment, training, placement and retention of the volunteers. Candidates must be outgoing and energetic, and able to relate to others in a compassionate, receptive manner. The ideal candidate would enjoy speaking in public, and have a true passion for volunteerism.

Duties Include, But Are Not Limited To: 

  • Supervises volunteer staff and interfaces with all levels of management regarding volunteer activities.
  • Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the volunteer’s performance.
  • Performs the training and orientation of volunteer, which will include the following:— Their duties and responsibilities;— The persons to whom they report;— The person(s) to contact should they need assistance and instructions regarding performance of their duties and responsibilities;— Hospice goals, services, and philosophy;— Confidentiality and protection of the patient’s and family’s rights;— Family dynamics, coping mechanisms and psychological issues surrounding terminal illness, death and bereavement;— Procedures to be followed in an emergency, or following the death of the patient; and;— Guidance related specifically to individual responsibility.
  • Assumes the duties and responsibilities of a volunteer when working in that capacity.
  • Attends and successfully completes additional agency training, which is consistent with the specific tasks that the Volunteer Coordinator performs.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities.
  • Will communicate appropriately with patient, family and agency staff.
  • Will adhere to agency’s policies and procedures.
  • Will understand and apply basic infection control principles and procedures. Will contact supervisor with any concerns related to infection control.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary group meetings every 2 weeks, or more frequently if required.
  • Provides assistance in the agency’s ancillary and office activities.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services and meetings provided by agency.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Be able to read, write, and comprehend English.
  • Has the mental and physical health necessary to meet the demands of the position.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have and maintain an automobile to be used for work.
  • Has strong leadership and organizational skills.
  • Has satisfactorily passed Agency’s pre-employment testing/screening.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS
Please email your resume in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt, .rtf, .html, or .ascii format to the address below. If you wish to enclose a cover letter, please include it in the body of your email message.

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